Catholic church has new pope; white smoke rises

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This April 4, 2005 file photo shows Argentine Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio, celebrating a Mass in honor of Pope John Paul II at the Buenos Aires Cathedral in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Bergoglio, who took the name of Pope Francis, was elected on Wednesday.
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Argentine Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio has been elected pope. He is the first pontiff from Americas. Bergoglio has chosen the name...

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BLOOMSBURG — Jaime Jo Brannon's attack on a fellow inmate with a cup of boiling water severely burned the woman, and Brannon was OK pleading guilty to the crime, saying there was "no...

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Last Updated: November 20, 2014 - 4:20pm

MIFFLINVILLE — An SUV lost control on Interstate 80 just east of the Mifflinville exit, leaving a man and woman trapped in the upside-down SUV.

It appeared the vehicle, which was...

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NESCOPECK — A man jumped onto a moving car and hit his ex-girlfriend in the face in front of the elementary school the morning after they broke up, court papers say.

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